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Eagle: Martial Eagle

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Knapie » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:47 am

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Raptors can be difficult for newbie birders..

Anyone help with identification? Seen at Punda in Dec09.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Jumbo » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:04 am

Knapie, my guess would be Martial Eagle.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:05 am

Knapie, the impression it gives me is that of a Martial Eagle.

Small crest on the back of the head and the grey cere.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Knapie » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:32 am

Thank you Jumbo & WTM!

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by Nico » Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:50 pm

Olifantscamp in KrugerPark, a great place to see Martial eagles. I filmed a couple in flight and it was one of the highlights of our visit to KNP, what an amazing machine is that Martial Eagle in the air. :wink:


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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by Riaanf31 » Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:39 pm

Some great pics and talk of various Marshall Eagles seen in KNP. I must admit that they are a highlight of any trip. My personal best was a sighting in 2008 when ½ km outside the entrance to Shingwedzi we spotted a Martial. Not only a Marshall, but a Marshall on a kill. A young Impala. I’ve not got a Flicker account, but if you want to send mean e-mail address I’ll forward it to be posted. I also managed to get some video footage. To hear the flesh rip and see the blood drip off the tip of the beak was awesome. The best was that we were alone at the sighting and could turn off the engine and just sit and watch.
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by Pumbaa » Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:17 pm

Another stunner, Nico :clap: :clap: :clap:

which I unfortunately only found today :tongue: Olifants is always a great place to watch eagles circling in the air. Your video is brilliant but the tiny elephant calf in the beginning is also magnificent. :thumbs_up:

Thank you

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need help with ID

Unread post by ils » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:22 am

Hi All,

I need some help to ID this fellow:
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Please help!
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Re: need help with ID

Unread post by salamanda » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:53 am

Ils it is an immature Martial Eagle

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Re: need help with ID

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:51 pm

Agree - immature martial eagle!
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Sun Oct 03, 2010 6:46 pm

Recently saw this beautiful immature Martial Eagle in Kgalagadi. He was sitting on a branch over the road - and caused a KTP traffic jam of his own!

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by H. erectus » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:08 pm

A beaut, Bb.
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Re: need help with ID

Unread post by ils » Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:35 pm

Thanx for the help
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Re: need help with ID

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:58 pm

Great pic! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Rookie2009 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:29 pm

Hi guys,

need your help for my TR again please:

Two kilometer later we found this one :huh: :

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Thanks so much for your help :clap:
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